Dutch! wrote:I've been told before the strip's unashamedly Australian and refuses to apologise for it. Too right it does! More so than Americas not wanting to give anything outside their own borders a decent shot...
This strip is indeed markedly Aussie -- there are some times in which I had to think a bit in order to get the "strine" lingo, but it's one of my favorites nevertheless.
Where foreign (to Americans) comics are concerned -- in my opinion, all I care is whether or not I enjoy the comic -- regardless of where it came from. And I'm one of a few who likes to go off the beaten path, learning about the people and cultures outside the US.
I think the main problem with lack of responses over something like this though is that the demography of internet webcomic readers is generally high-school to university aged...
I must be bucking the trend -- I'm going on 36.
... and apparently most of them believe school can't be seen as a positive experience. I've been told that plenty of times too.
For those who don't live in Australia, maybe they haven't seen an Aussie school before
And even if school in general isn't a positive experience, there has to be a few good moments out of it.